Admissions Counselor and Data Specialist

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Support position to assist with all aspects of admissions, particularly recruiting and enrolling new students to the law school; serve as lead for university’s and law school’s student information systems and providing technical support to internal and external audiences.



Position Specific Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Advise prospective students on JD admissions policies and requirements; develop and cultivate relationships with constituents to promote the law school; meet and counsel prospective students; offer campus tours

  • Develop knowledge of Banner and PROWL student system; serve as technical support for these systems and liaison with university and other student services offices as necessary; work with staff at Westchester campus to streamline processes; serve as technical lead for student portal

  • Serve as primary technical liaison with the Law School Admission Council system (currently ACES2); monitor application interface, test and authenticate changes or updates to student systems; make recommendations to improve business processes

  • Help develop CRM processes in Slate, work with LLS Marketing & Communication staff to develop templates, help coordinate information exchange between Slate and other systems

  • Develop technical expertise to refine processes and develop efficiencies, present ideas for future development

  • Design reports related to enrollment strategies; use analytics and other measuring tools to report on communication strategy and event effectiveness

  • Interview prospective students; make recommendations on candidates to senior staff

  • Attend graduate fairs, law fairs and recruitment events locally and throughout the U.S.; serve as panelist and speaker for prospective student events

  • Assist with implementation of communication plan, including use of social media

  • Assist with planning and execution of on- and off-campus events

  • Process and complete admissions applications; generate decision letters and emails; maintain decision and other applicant data in student systems

  • Answer phones, respond to email and chat inquiries and assist visitors to the office

  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.  The Law School reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.


Loyola Marymount University Expectations:

Exhibit behavior that supports the mission, vision, and values of the university.  Communicate and employ interpersonal actions that model high standards of professional, responsible, accountable, and ethical conduct.  Demonstrate a commitment to outstanding customer service.


Requisite Qualifications:    

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree is required.  Additional coursework, certificate or training in education field is a plus. 


EXPERIENCE:  1-2 years in higher education setting, specifically admissions or student services is preferred.  Experience with student information systems or database management is a plus.


KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Knowledge of the principles of modern office management; proficiency in Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel, Access); familiarity with social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.); ability to learn and manage systems and interface



To ensure the safety and well-being of our community, Loyola Marymount University requires that all students, faculty and staff are vaccinated or have been approved for a qualifying medical or religious exemption